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Walker & Company Brands Gets $24 Million Funding, New Target Deal

Walker & Company Brands scores massive funding and a huge deal.

Walker & Company Brands raises $24 million in a round of Series B funding and…

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[TechConnext Summit] A Forefather to the Modern Day Personal Computer Reflects on His Impactful Career

B.E. Trailblazer Award to be Presented to Roy Clay Sr. at the Inaugural TECHCONNEXT SUMMIT

Roy Clay Sr led the team that created Hewlett -Packard’s first minicomputer. Black Enterprise will…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Healthcare Tech Company Provides New Moms with Personalized Care

Mahmee.com CEO, Melissa Hanna, talks how she entered the tech world and her digital company for women

Check out Melissa Hanna, CEO of Mahmee.com, a tech company that caters to new moms…

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(Part 2) Veteran Tech CEOs Tell Stories of Bias in Silicon Valley

Three founders say lack of diversity a result of ignorance, not racism

Successful African American founders and CEOs of tech companies talk about real and perceived…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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(Part I) Veteran Tech CEOs Tell Stories of Bias in Silicon Valley

Nuanced racism occurs regularly for no apparent reason besides skin color

Two veteran tech company CEOs talk about the racial discrimination they’ve faced in the tech…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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#ProjectDiane: the #RewritetheCode Documentary

Digital Undivided's Kathryn Finney exposes tech bias toward black women

#ProjectDiane is the final phase of #RewriteTheCode, a social initiative that exposed tech industry bias…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Entrepreneur Wants to Foster Community Renewal with Co-working Facility

Natalie Cofield launches campaign to fund Urban Co-Lab, a social entrepreneurship venture

Natalie Cofield hopes her Urban Co-Lab facility will attract multicultural technology businesses and renew the…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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4 African Americans You Didn’t Know Were Involved With Digital Media Platforms

With diversity in tech being a hot topic, here are four African Americans deeply involved…

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Tech Company Takes Bold Approach to College Education

CEO of BOLD Guidance, Nichelle McCall, talks her tool to help students and parents navigate the admissions process

CEO of Bold Guidance, Nichelle McCall, talks her tech tool to help students and parents…

By Brittany Dandy

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Nuracode Founder, Iziah Reid, Talks What Inspired His Startup

Tech entrepreneur discusses software company

Two things were important to me: to produce cutting edge technology practically, and to build…

By Chanel Martin

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‘Anonymously Ask a Black Person’ Site Returns

Developer, Wayne Sutton, talks barriers in tech

Tech expert, Wayne Sutton, created a site, marketed to non-whites, in an effort to stop…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Facebook Taps Nunu Ntshingila to Head its First Office in Africa

The Morgan State University alum will help the company expand its global users

Facebook taps advertising veteran Nunu Ntshingila to head operations in its new Africa office.

By Courtney Connley

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Dr. Chanda Prescod-Weinstein, 63rd African American Woman to Recieve Ph.D. in Physics

The University of Waterloo grad talks race and the science world

In February Dr. Chanda Prescod-Weinstein announces that she was the 63rd black woman in the…

By Brittany Dandy

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[REPORT] More College-Educated Blacks Employed in Tech Than Healthcare

The tech-job boom extends beyond Silicon Valley

From 2009 to 2014, blacks with a college degree gained slightly more tech jobs than…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Industry Leaders Talk Diversity in Film, at 2nd Hollywood Creative Forum East

ABFF and Walter Katiz Foundation bring filmmakers and directors together

Filmmakers, directors, screen writers, content creators and producers of color all gathered at the 2nd…

By Cristie Leondis

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Google Still Struggling to Diversify Workplace

Report shows large gender and racial gap amongst tech giant employees

Google’s updated report shows the tech giant is still struggling to diversity its workforce.

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[VIDEO] Top Leaders Talk Diversity in Tech

CEOs at former startups to corporations talk about the lack of diversity in technology and what can be done to improve it

Diversity in tech has evolved into one of the hottest topics in the industry.

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Nigerian Hotel-Booking Site, Hotels.ng, Scores $1.2 million in VC Funding

Founder Mark Essien says company has many advantages over the competition

A Nigerian hotel-booking company raised $1.2 million in VC funding for its expansion throughout Africa.

By Joel Lyons

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The State of Diversity in Silicon Valley

Wayne Sutton's 'USA Today' column touts promise for the tech hub

It may be slow moving, but diversity in Silicon Valley is on the rise, says…

By Joel Lyons

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Milton Lawrence Jr.’s Beauty Shield App Protects Stylists’ Work

The watermarks and in-app contracts keep hairstylists' and makeup artists' portfolios safe

Milton Lawrence Jr.’s Beauty Shield app applies watermarks and offers contracts to keep stylists’ work…

By Joel Lyons

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How to Start a Profitable T-Shirt Business

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